BMW Supplier Diversity Day

Date: April 06, 2017
Venue: TD Convention Center
Location: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
Target Audience: Minority-, women-, veteran-, and First Nation/aboriginal-owned SMEs that supply the automotive market or who have leading-edge technology in connectivity, electrification, light-weighting, or autonomous vehicles
Sector: Automotive, Sustainable Technologies

BMW hosts a free Supplier Day for Minority-, women-, veteran-, and First Nation/aboriginal-owned businesses featuring over 150 Tier 1 suppliers. BMW and the Tier 1s are looking to diversify their supply base and meet new suppliers. In addition to parts suppliers, firms in the connectivity, electrification, light-weighting, and autonomous vehicle sectors should attend. The event website is Register by March 3, to be included in the official directory. Trade Commissioners from Atlanta will be staffing a booth at the event.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Participate in networking events
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Pavilion/exhibit
  • Product pitch to select audiences

The Trade Commissioner, Robert Tate, is specializing in the automotive sector for the southeastern United States market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.